Results of Compressive SLTs
. The load-settlement curves of three compressive loaded piles are provided in Figure 6; after the maximum loading of 9000 kN is applied, the maximum settlements of pile heads are 11.68 mm, 13.37 mm, and 11.74 mm, respectively.
Constellation notes that block-chains and SLTs
, as global digital ledgers, "can be designed to execute a range of actions, from compiling trade manifests and tracing supply chains to automating contract terms using decentralized mechanisms inspired by first-generation blockchain."
Feeding characteristics of participants (N=231) Characteristic n (%) Previous parenteral feeding Yes 33 (14.4) No 198 (85.6) Previous enteral (NGT/OGT) feeding Yes 150 (65.0) No 61 (26.4) Unknown 20 (8.6) Referred for VFSS by doctors and SLTs
(N=36) Yes 6 (15.6) No 30 (84.4) VFSS conducted (in referrals) Yes 14 (38.8) No 22 (61.2) Manner of feeding at discharge Mixed 127 (55.1) Exclusive breastfeeding 69 (29.7) Gastrostomy 14 (6.1) Exclusive bottlefeeding 12 (5.2) Cup 6 (2.6) Syringe 3 (1.3) NGT = nasogastric tube; OGT = orogastric tube; VFSS = video fluoroscopic swallow study; SLTs
= speech-language therapists.
Four studies with 655 participants (608 patients/47 staff) reported data on the effect of nurse-initiated dysphagia screening on the time to SLT
referral and/or SLT
assessment (Anderson et al., 2000; Chang et al., 2005; Lees et al., 2006; Perry & McLaren, 2003).
The session commenced with a brief presentation on the different demands placed on interpreters working with SLTs
. This included the types of problems SLTs
need to deal with (e.g.
Four participants (2 RNs, physician, SLT
) suggested a co-ordinated proactive team approach utilising health professionals with specialised/specific expertise: A proactive team approach is needed with more stroke specialists and advanced practice nurses; only these people can educate effectively.
export-quality products generated through the NCCA program were unveiled to the foreign buyers by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (Citem) through the recently-concluded Manila FAME.
"By helping to train staffwe can make sure that specialist teaching methods can be incorporated into daily activities, and we can work alongside the NHS SLTs
to provide additional therapy.
The programme in Sierra Leone, in collaboration with Unicef and Plan International, enabled access for 27,500 pupils to child-friendly WASH facilities in schools, promoting sanitation through the School-Led Total Sanitation (SLTS
) and Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approaches.
Speech and language therapists (SLTs
) are well placed to work with individuals and family carers to identify communication di!culties and needs.
D, two SLTs
(13 and 23 cm deep) in front of a 33-cm-deep tine (Figs 2 and 3);
Under Minister Bathiudeen's guidance, his top officials have also begun work on the Sri Lanka Textile Strategic Plan (SLTS
Plan) in which the Lankan manufacturers will be assisted to become the main unfirms suppliers in time to come.